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Women wearing overalls with the insignia of the Women’s Land Army of the U.S. Crop Corps work on a farm, milking a cow, weeding, harvesting, and feeding chickens.
Topics: Victory gardens United States Posters, World War 1939-1945 Food supply United States Posters, War...
Three jars pictured against a tin can; small jars are labeled "Tomatoes" and "Peas"; larger jar in the middle labeled "Kaiser Brand Unsweetened" shows the Kaiser’s head in the jar, his hat on top of the jar, and his sword extended across the whole. In green and white.
Topics: World War 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters, Canning and preserving United States...
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
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Poster all text. Lists six ways to conserve food by the Pennsylvania Department of Food Supply: 1-buy it with thought; 2-cook it with care; 3-serve just enough; 4--save what will keep; 5--eat what would spoil; 6--home-grown is best.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters, Food conservation United States Posters,...
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Topics: Beef cattle Arizona Posters, Hereford cattle Arizona Posters, Range management Arizona Posters,...
A brown cow is being attacked by flying insects. "OFFC P-6."
Topics: Insect pests Control United States Posters, Livestock Parasites United States Posters
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Topics: World War 1914-1918 Posters, Manures Arizona Posters, Soil fertility Arizona Posters, World War,...
1 sheet ; 63 x 24 cm. folded to 21 x 24 cm
Topics: Victory gardens United States, Seeds Charts, diagrams, etc, World War, 1939-1945 Food supply United...
Poster with six captioned black and white photographs. One photo shows people sitting around a table reading and writing; a photo of butternut squash; a photo of women with children watching a man spray for insects; a photo showing an example of septoria blight on leaves; a photo shows a woman standing in front of shelves of canned food; a photo shows a woman next to a mechanical storage machine. Text encourages citizens to talk to the County Extension Agent.
Topics: Victory gardens North Dakota Citizen participation Posters, World War, 1939-1945 Food supply North...
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
by Smith, Dan, 1865-1934
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Poster showing soldier moving from trenches to city over a bridge of books.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 United States Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Libraries Posters, World War,...
1 poster : 65 x 47 cm
Topics: World War, 1939-1945 United States, World War, 1939-1945 United States Citizen participation, World...
Black and white with red letters poster, shows one carton of a dozen white eggs and one carton of a dozen colored eggs. There is a picture of a chicken below each carton showing what breed of chicken produces those eggs.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Posters, Eggs Colorado Marketing Posters, World War, 1914-1918 --...
Small color poster on card stock for window display by farms that pledged to increase food production in Tennessee. Small drawing at the bottom shows a farmer harvesting with horses.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters, War posters, American, Farm produce United...
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
by Jacobs, Leonebel
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Subject: Liberty with fresh and canned produce.
Topics: World War 1914-1918 United States Posters, Canning and preserving United States Posters, World War,...
1 poster : 60 x 43 cm
Topics: Cooking (Meat) Poster, World War, 1939-1945 Posters, Pork, Formulas, recipes, etc. Posters
1 poster ; 45 x 40 cm
Topics: Sorghum Posters, Sorghum as feed Posters, Sorghum as food Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Posters,...
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
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An advertisement for food preservation for war purposes: a woman dressed in stars and stripes holding a jar of preserved food, and surrounded by colorful vegetables.
Topics: Canning and preserving Posters, World War 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters, Food...
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
by Barney, Maginel Wright, 1877-1966, artist
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Poster shows boy with hoe chasing fleeing vegetables to illustrate the success of growing food in local victory gardens. Part of the National War Garden Commission's campaign to encourage Americans to raise more food and free resources for the United States military needs in World War I.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters, Victory gardens United States Posters, War...
Poster showing an allegorical female figure (draped in a U.S. flag) surrounded by produce both before and after canning.
Topics: World War 1914-1918 United States Posters, World War 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters,...
1 poster ; 54 x 40 cm
Topics: Vegetable gardening Georgia Posters, Vegetables Varieties Planting time Georgia Posters, World War,...
Illustration shows two freight trains snaking from from New York to San Francisco. Three line drawings of healthy grain stalks and those affected by smut. Three drawings show decline of grain seed from 1914-1916.
Topics: Wheat Diseases and pests Posters, Cereal smut diseases Control Posters, World War, 1914-1918...
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
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Color poster shows a smiling man and woman are holding a shiny brass platter.
Topics: World War 1939-1945 Food supply United States Posters, Food conservation United States Posters,...
Shows a picture of a refrigerator and the temperatures that certain foods need to be kept at.
Topics: Refrigerators Posters, Temperature control Posters, Refrigerators -- Posters, Temperature control...
All text.
Topics: Food security Posters, Farm produce Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Posters, Food...
1 poster ; 56 x 35 cm
Topics: Swine North Carolina Citizen participation Posters, Swine Economic aspects North Carolina Posters,...
1 poster ; 45 x 40 cm
Topics: Canning and preserving Citizen participation Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Posters,...
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
by Housh, Carter, 1887-1928
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Large color poster shows Columbia [symbol for US], on a navy blue background, standing and holding a large tray of colorful produce. At her feet is a cooking pot and many glass canning jars.
Topics: Food Preservation United States Posters, Canning and preserving United States Posters, Food --...
Black and white poster [printed on salmon colored paper] with text shows the uses of cotton for combat and treatment of wounded soldiers.
Topics: Cotton Utilization United States Posters, World War, 1939-1945 United States Posters, Cotton --...
Photo of a woman serving eight Appalachian children seated at a table a meal of small portions and low nutritional value.
Topics: Public health United States Posters, Nutrition United States Posters, Poor children Nutrition...
Black and white pictures of farmers and their family, farm land, and why they invested in war bonds.
Topics: Savings bonds United States Posters, Bonds United States Posters, Saving and investment United...
Small poster, all text.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply United States Citizen participation Posters, Vegetable gardening...
Poster with red and black letters, a photograph of a hen on a nest, captioned Keep the laying hen
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters, Hens Economic aspects United States...
Small poster, all text. Red and blue fonts.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Arizona Posters, Beans United States Posters, Meat substitutes...
Six black and white photographs of various aspects of farm life, with text in red and black.
Topics: World War 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters, Crop yields United States Posters, Vegetable...
1 poster ; 55 x 41 cm
Topics: Silos Posters, Grain Storage Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Posters, Silos -- Posters,...
1 print : 77 x 51 cm
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Great Britain Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Great Britain Posters,...
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
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Large poster, red background, black font. Location of the farm on a map of England. Graphic circle chart shows the farmer's monthly activities through the year. A map with legend of the farm and a small chart about use of apples.
Topics: Fruit-culture Great Britain Posters, Horticulture Great Britain Posters, Fruit growers Great...
Small poster, all text, black font.
Topics: Swine Wisconsin Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Wisconsin Posters, World War, 1914-1918...
Poster, all text, with a cartoon of Mr. Waste.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Michigan Posters, Food Preservation Michigan Posters, Surplus...
Small poster in blue and red font. All text.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Indiana Posters, Food crops Indiana Posters, World War, 1914-1918...
All text poster. Notice of canning demonstration.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply New Hampshire Posters, Canning and preserving New Hampshire...
Black and white poster with text and soldier's feet prominently drawn.
Topics: Hides and skins Processing United States Posters, Hides and skins industry Vocational guidance...
Poster has large cartoon that shows the Texas hen chasing the Kaiser back to Berlin. Small black and white photograph shows a hen house with a flock of chickens.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Posters, Hens Posters, Chickens Posters, Self-reliant living...
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
by Cooper, Fred G. (Frederic Gross), 1883-1962
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Poster showing drawing of a hand slicing a loaf of bread.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters, World War, 1914-1918 -- Food supply --...
OFFC-P2
Topics: Swine Posters, Swine Economic aspects Posters, World War, 1939-1945 Food supply United States...
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
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A poster by the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, to promote water supply for rural area in Missouri.
Topics: Women farmers Missouri Posters, Water-supply, Rural Missouri Posters, Women farmers -- Missouri --...
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
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Black and white poster [printed on sand-colored paper] with text shows planet earth with gauze many times wound around; a floating medical bag and a soldier carrying a sleeping bag.
Topics: Cotton Utilization United States Posters, World War, 1939-1945 United States Posters, Cotton --...
1 poster ; 45 x 40 cm
Topics: Food supply Citizen participation Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Posters, Thriftiness...
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
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Mid-sized poster shows at the top, a potato dressed as a waiter serving hot food. At his feet are sacks of potatoes. Bottom of poster is all text. Brown font on light beige paper.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 United States Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Posters, Potatoes...
Small black and white poster with two black and white photographs. Lengthy text.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Indiana Posters, Farmers Indiana Posters, Agriculture Indiana...
Large color poster with border of photographs showing different brands of chickens. Advertising poster for Sunshine Hatcheries.
Topics: Chickens Hatcheries Indiana Posters, Advertising Indiana Posters, Sunshine Hatcheries, Chickens --...
Black and white text poster with two photographs. One photo shows a cadet battalion at University of Kentucky. The other photo shows an experiment station farm.
Topics: Agricultural education Kentucky Posters, Farmers Education Kentucky Posters, Agricultural education...
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
by United States. President (1945-1953 : Truman)
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Large poster, blue background, white letters. All text. Presidential shield on top [in white font].
Topics: World War, 1939-1945 United States Posters, World War, 1939-1945 Food supply Posters, War posters,...
Photo showing the back view of a family (boy, girl, mother, father) holding hands and walking together, with the man leading the way.
Topics: Public health United States Posters, World War, 1939-1945 United States Posters, War posters,...
1 poster ; 56 x 35 cm
Topics: Oats North Carolina Posters, Hay North Carolina Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Food supply North...
Poster with five captioned black and white photographs. One photo shows chickens; one photo shows an array of vegetables; one photo shows milk cows; one photo shows grain crops; a group of three photos shows pigs, sheep and cattle.
Topics: Farm produce North Dakota Citizen participation Posters, Livestock productivity North Dakota...
"One of a series of Newspaper advertisements regarding "Cotton bags at war."
Topics: Cotton fabrics Utilization United States, Cotton United States Marketing, World War 1939-1945...
U.S. Employment Service/American Red Cross poster showing U.S. Marines engaged in battle in France; also shows a badge listing battles in which the Marines fought. Poster is promoting veterans for employment.
Topics: War posters, American, World War, 1914-1918 Veterans United States, United States. Marine Corps --...
Small poster, all text, red and black font. A graphic of a sign post included.
Topics: Grocery shopping United States Posters, World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Posters, Grocery shopping...
Photos of a woman placing butter or cheese on a plate and pouring oil through a strainer into a container. Cartoon graphic shows round figures marching in front a building with smokestacks and a sign identifying it as a glycerine refinery, with the caption Fats off to war"."
Topics: Food Preservation United States Posters, Food conservation United States Posters, World War,...
A woman wearing an apron is holding jars of preserved food.
Topics: Canning and preserving United States Posters, Food conservation United States Posters, Food supply...
Photo of a woman in worn clothing leaning wearily against a door, watching children outside play in an alley.
Topics: Public health United States Posters, World War, 1939-1945 United States Posters, War posters,...
World War I poster to promote potatoes as low budget food, and save wheat, all text in black font.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Posters, Potatoes Posters, Low budget cooking Posters, World War,...
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
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Black and white poster [printed on sand-colored paper] with text and two drawings of an airplane engine and an airplane in the arctic.
Topics: Cotton Utilization United States Posters, World War, 1939-1945 United States Posters, Cotton --...
1 poster : 39 x 26 cm
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Great Britain Posters, Rationing Great Britain Posters, World War,...
Large poster all text in red and blue fonts.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Colorado Posters, Farmers Colorado Citizen participation Posters,...
Large poster with three colors [blue, orange and gray] and white font. Lists foods under 4 categories.
Topics: Food Caloric content Posters, Food Caloric content Charts, diagrams, etc, Diet Charts, diagrams,...
Text poster in black and red fonts with one photograph of farmers with horses in an oat field.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Louisiana Posters, Oats Louisiana Posters, World War, 1914-1918 --...
A black and white poster with six pictures showing how to stuff and cook tender meat.
Topics: Stuffing (Cooking) Posters, Cooking (Meat) Posters, Stuffing (Cooking) -- Posters, Cooking (Meat)...
Large poster with a graphic showing a US flag with supports, each suggesting farm improvements. A quote from Woodrow Wilson appears in small red font.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters, World War, 1914-1918 -- Food supply --...
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
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A shovel in the middle, with letters in green with white background
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply United States Posters, War posters, American, Victory gardens...
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
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  "One of a series of Newspaper advertisements regarding "Cotton bags at war."
Topics: Cotton Utilization United States, World War 1939-1945 United States, Cotton -- Utilization --...
1 poster ; 67 x 31 cm
Topics: Aphids Control Kentucky Posters, Insect pests Control Kentucky Posters, Insecticides Posters,...
Color poster shows two children tending a vegetable garden while the sun sets. A flag with USSG flies above them and a basket of vegetables is on the ground.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 Food supply Posters, War posters, American, Gardening for children Posters,...
Poster shows black and white photographs of cottage cheese, cows, a pig, a lamb, and a chicken.
Topics: Food supply United States, Cottage cheese United States, World War, 1914-1918 Food supply United...
U.S. Department of Agriculture Poster Collection
by Housh, Carter, 1887-1928
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Large color poster shows Columbia [symbol for US], on a maroon background, standing and holding a balancing scale; one side has fresh produce, the other four glass canning jars. At her feet is a long line of women.
Topics: Food Preservation United States Posters, Food -- Preservation -- United States -- Posters